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  1. Delfina Cruz

    November 27, 2015

    Delfina Cruz

    Delfina Cruz-Ramirez , aged 63, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at St. Alexius Hospital in Hoffman Estates, IL. She was born December 24, 1951 in Morelos, Mexico; daughter to Francisco Cruz and Agustina Ramirez.

    God gave us a wonderful, strong, caring and loving person. She was a daughter, mother, sister, grandma, and a wife. She was proud of where she came from, which is where her love of cooking came from and allowed her to bring everyone she loved closer to her. She loved to have ...
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  2. Carlos Aviles, Sr.

    November 16, 2015

    Aviles, Carlos 2

    Carlos Aviles Sr., 60, of Carpentersville,  Born in Aguda, Puerto Rico, son of Pedro Aviles and Petra Rosa; died November 12, 2015 at Loyola University Medical Center. Visitation will be Monday, November 16th from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m., and service  will be on Tuesday, November 17th at 10:00am officiated by Pastor Jose Hildago (of La Iglesia Carismática Puerta De Sion), both to held at O’Connor-Leetz Funeral Home, Elgin.  Interment will be at Bluff City Cemetery immediately following Tuesday’s service. For additional information please visit our website atRead More

  3. Michael Gordon Hjelm

    November 12, 2015


    Michael Gordon Hjelm 42, of Elgin passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, November 11, 2015.  He was born on December 14, 1972 in Chicago, the son of the late Gordon and late Constance (Delisi).  Survivors include: his Step-Mother, Camille, Sister Michele and two nephews Nathanial and Ethan.

    Michael was a true outdoors man and loved his hunting, fishing and just paddling down the Fox River in his kayak.  He was loved by all his relatives and friends.  The outpouring of condolences  are overwhelming as are the beautiful words ...
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  4. Marvin Patterson

    November 6, 2015


    Marvin Patterson, 69, of Elgin, died Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at St. Alexius Hospital, Hoffman Estates.

    Born November 27, 1945 in Tiptonville, TN.,  he was the son of Sammie D. and Clara (Donnell) Patterson.

    Marvin was a construction worker for Palumbo Inc., where he worked as a carpenter for over 10 years.  He was a family man and enjoyed cruising with his kids.  He also enjoyed playing the lotto.

    He is preceded in death by his father; 4 brothers; 1 daughter, Bernice Heard. 

    Marvin is survived by his mother; loving wife Millie of ...
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